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Saudi energy minister’s visit seeks to reinforce brotherly ties between Saudi Arabia, Pakistan

Saudi energy minister's visit seeks to reinforce brotherly ties between Saudi Arabia, Pakistan

GWADAR, JAN 12 (DNA) – Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy and Industry, Khalid Al-Falih visited the Gwadar port on Saturday.

The dignified guest was welcomed on arrival in Pakistan by Petroleum Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan, Minister of State for Port & Shipping Ali Zaidi and the Deputy Ambassador of the Custodian of the two Holy Mosques in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Habibullah Bukhari.

Saudi energy minister's visit seeks to reinforce brotherly ties between Saudi Arabia, Pakistan

GWADAR, JAN 12: Saudi Minister for Energy, Industry and Minerals Khalid, Abdul Aziz D. Al Falih being briefed about oil refinery site details.=DNA PHOTO

The aim of the visit is to reinforce the affiliation between both the brother countries, deliberating the definitive approaches of reconciliation memorandums for investment in the fields of refining, petrochemical, mining and renewable energy in Pakistan, to gain awareness on the prospects and plans existing in the Gwadar port, consider methods to increase exports between the two countries, encouraging the private sector investor in terms of investment and also making it easy for them to capitalize in Pakistan.

Soon as the Honorable Minister Khalid Al-Falih arrived, a meeting was held with the Minister of Petroleum and Minister for Port & Shipping to discuss likelihoods of economically supporting Pakistan in the arenas of energy, sanitation and mineral resources.

Hence, in order to reflect strong ties between the two countries, both parties reviewed possibilities of expanding exports amongst the two republics and the facilitating ways for Saudi investors in Pakistan too came under discussion.

Thereafter, the Dignitary visited Gwadar Port, where he received information regarding opportunities existing at the port. The VIP was also briefed by the port officials about future projects and the ongoing programs in Gwadar Port.=DNA

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